Dematiaceae

plural noun

De·​mat·​i·​a·​ce·​ae
də̇ˌmatēˈāsēˌē,
(ˌ)dēˌ-
: a family of imperfect fungi (order Moniliales) having hyphae, conidia, or both that are dark colored, brownish, or black
dematiaceous
⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Dematium, type genus (from Greek demation small cord, rope, diminutive of dema band) + -aceae

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“Dematiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dematiaceae. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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